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Meet The Team

Our practice stands apart from the competitors because of our people. We strive to be the best in our fields so our patients receive the absolute highest levels of eyecare – year after year service has remained the same. Our experienced, stable team know our clients and are dedicated to providing the best service possible. We have state of the art equipment and aim to provide the most thorough eye examination possible.

Our Optometrists provide a full range of services for our private and NHS patients including eye examinations for adults and children, contact lens consultations and check ups and cataract assessments. Our team of dispensers have a wealth of experience fitting, repairing and advising on frames and lenses.

Haroon Ahmed 

M.Optom (Hons)

Head Optometrist

Haroon excelled at University winning numerous prizes for his academic achievements and clinical acumen, including the prestigious Masters of Optometry Course Prize. His training included spending 6 months at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital working alongside some of the worlds leading eye specialists, followed by a 6 month stint at an Independent Opticians in Hereford. He graduated with a First Class Masters degree from The University of Manchester. Since qualification, he has worked at various Independent and Multiple Opticians before planting his feet at Tyrrells and Emberys. He has been involved with Local Optical Committees to enhance and promote the scope of Optometry in the UK eye health sector.

His hobbies include food (prefers spicy, although everything has to be given a chance at least once), gym and reading.

Ann Dunne


Ann started working in optics in 2001 and in addition to her Dispensing experience she has also the responsibility of the day-to-day running of our busy practice. When not at work, her hobbies include swimming, keep fit and spending time with her family.

Gwen Eccles

Optical Assistant

Gwen started working for Margaret Emberys in 1978 and following Margarets retirement in 2008 joined Tyrrells and Embery. Gwen strives for the highest of standards in patient care and works hard to ensure all our Patients are valued. Her hobbies include cooking and football, with many a conversation with Patients about her beloved Blackburn Rovers.

Usman Patel

FBDO (Hons)

Dispensing optician

Ozzy qualified from Bradford University in 2011 and has recently joined us as Dispensing Optician. His enthusiasm for Optics is infectious and in a very short space of time, he has become a valuable member of our team. He strives to help our patients make the most informed decisions regarding all aspects of eyewear. When not working, he enjoys time with his family and socialising with friends.